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14 February 2019
New-generation electric buses will enter passenger service in the Belarusian capital ahead of the 2nd European Games, Denis Chimbur, deputy director of the subsidiary of trolleybus fleet No.2 of Minsktrans company, said in an interview to the Belarus 1 TV Channel, BelTA has learned. “Minsktrans has received a total of 38 electric buses so far. Today we are looking forward to a new model of electrobus, E321, which we expect to receive soon. This is a one-section two-axial electric...
7 February 2019
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko appointed new chairpersons of the Minsk City Court and the Minsk Oblast Court. This is envisaged in Decree No. 38 “On the appointment and dismissal of judges” which was signed by the head of state on 4 February, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. Pavel Korshunovich has been appointed the chairman of the Minsk City Court. Eduard Kasperovich has been appointed the judge and chairman of the Minsk Oblast Court....
31 January 2019
Minsk will host the OSCE PA Silk Road Support Group Conference on 2-4 May. It will be attended by MPs from 23 countries, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko said during a session of the House of Representatives on 30 January, BelTA has learned. We should make the most of the conference to promote Belarus as an important hub of the Silk Road Economic Belt. We have something to show our foreign colleagues. A positive...
24 January 2019
The season of national culture festivals in the Upper Town in Minsk will start on the last Saturday of May, Olga Antonenko, director of the Belarusian Center for National Cultures, told reporters on 22 January, BelTA has learned. Olga Antonenko said that the festivals will be held on Saturdays and Sundays until the end of September. Latvia will be this year's newcomer. The director of the center told about plans for 2019. She recalled the upcoming 75th anniversary of the...
17 January 2019
The first volume of the unique scientific work “Belarusian Statehood History. Belarusian Statehood: From the Origins to the End of the 18th Century” has been launched in Minsk, BelTA has learned. “Scholars of the Institute of History at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) in cooperation with colleagues from Belarusian universities have been long studying the history of Belarusian statehood. We describe this important process from a historical perspective...
21 December 2018
The status of implementation of some instructions of the head of state raises questions in part of executive discipline of the Minsk authorities, Head of the Belarus President Administration Natalya Kochanova said at a meeting with the Minsk authorities, BelTA has learned. The implementation of 656 instructions of the head of state to the Minsk authorities has been under the control of the President Administration since 2015. “471 instructions have been executed. Thirty of them...
3 December 2018
An international conference on statelessness in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will take place in Minsk on 4-5 December, BelTA has learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee. The conference is designed to analyze the situation with statelessness in Belarus and the CIS states, to share best practices and knowledge with other European countries, to come up with most optimal approaches and strategies to identify stateless persons and prevent new cases...
23 November 2018
MINSK, 23 November (BelTA) – The gala concert of the Minsk International Christmas Opera Forum 2018 will bring together in Minsk opera singers from 14 countries on 21 December, BelTA learned from the press center of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Baller Theater of Belarus. The gala concert of international opera stars, which will wrap up the Minsk International Christmas Opera Forum 2018, will feature: Goderdzi Janelidze and Lasha Sesitashvili from Georgia, Tigran Ohanyan...
24 March 2016
MINSK, 24 March (BelTA) – The Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War was the most popular museum in Belarus in 2015, reads the Belarus in Figures review published on the website of the National Statistics Committee, BelTA has learned. Last year, the museum broke the mark of 552,000 visits. The Brest Hero Fortress memorial complex reported 416,200 visits, and the National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve Nesvizh had 407,900 visits. They placed second and third in the...
18 March 2016
MINSK, 18 March (BelTA) – A capsule with the soil and ashes of the Trostenets death camp was laid in the crypt of the Memorial Church of All Saints in Minsk. The ceremony was dedicated to the international event in memory of the victims of the Trostenets death camp, BelTA has learned. The prayers over the capsule were read by Honorary Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus Filaret, Metropolitan of Minsk and Mogilev of the Roman Catholic Church in Belarus, Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz,...
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